‘Up your Output!’ 2014

Welcome to the second edition of ‘Up your Output!’ – the AES British Section’s event specially designated for Student Members.

This year we have decided to upgrade ‘Up!’ to a two-day event, providing an even greater lecture content and more time for interaction with out sponsors.

Please bear in mind that there are limited places available and registration is required. This event is strictly for AES Student Members and will be FREE to attend. Due to last year’s many requests, registration is open also to recent graduates (within 2 years of course completion date). Tickets are issued on the basis of ‘First come, first served’. You can register by following this link: https://up-your-output-2014.eventbrite.co.uk/

EDIT: Registration is now closed. All tickets have been booked!

Check this page regularly or join the event on Facebook where updates will be posted.

Date, time, location

The 8th and the 9th of March 2014, Saturday and Sunday at SAE Institute, London, 297 Kingsland Rd, E8 4DD, SAE House building.

Post-event social meeting with special guests and free drinks is planned for Saturday. Career advice and tech talk with our sponsors – all day long, both days.


Saturday the 8th of March 2014

  1. Mandy Parnell (Mastering Engineer, Black Saloon Studios): ‘The role of the Mastering Engineer in 2014’
  2. John Richards (CEO, Oxford Digital): ‘Optimizing Compact Loudspeaker Performance – the role of DSP’.
  3. John Watkinson (Founder and Director, Run Length Limited): ‘Dealing with Irrationality’. John has also kindly agreed to demo his omnidirectional state-of-the-art loudspeakers.

Sunday the 9th of March 2014

  1. David Pope (CEO, MusicScreen Ltd): ‘Live By Satellite To Cinema’.
  2. Carlos Lellis Ferreira (Academic Programme Leader, Audio Production, SAE Institute UK): ‘Using Mixing Tools Musically’.
  3. Andy Farnell (Author and pioneer in the field of procedural audio): ‘A Portrait of the Engineer’.

Each lecture is planned to be one hour long with additional time for Q&A. To download the official programme click here.

Our sponsors

SAE Institute London (venue sponsor) • Prism Sound (full exhibiting sponsor) • Calrec (full exhibiting sponsor) • Sound on Sound (wine sponsor) • Solid State Logic (full exhibiting sponsor) • Acustica Audio (full exhibiting sponsor and prize sponsor) • Focusrite (wine sponsor) • iZotope (prize sponsor) • Adam Audio (loudspeakers sponsor)

Thanks to all our sponsors who have made key staff members available throughout the day in specially designated demo areas to demonstrate their products and discuss the current state of the industry with particular emphasis on job opportunities. Highlights include: demonstrations of the latest SSL Live console, Calrec’s Callisto broadcast audio console, prize draw sponsored by iZotope and Acustica AudioPrism Sound’s test & measurement sound galore room and a lot more.





Not an AES member?

Why not join the AES? Special discounted rates are available for students and membership costs only $39 per year. For more information and to read about membership benefits click here.

Not a student?

Why not join us for our free open to everyone lectures? Those are held monthly by the London Group and on a regular basis by the Cambridge, Scotland, North of England and Oxford Groups. Please check this website for updates or follow us on Facebook.

Reports and audio recordings of the past lectures held at London Group Meetings are available under the Meetings→Meetings Archive section on this website.


We are unable to provide accommodation for students coming from outside London. However, the ‘Up!’ team has researched a number of hotel/hostel option in vicinity to the event’s venue and if you would want more information, please feel free to contact us on: students@aes-uk.org.

About the AES

The Audio Engineering Society is the foremost international organisation dedicated to the increasingly wide field of audio engineering.

In the sixty years since it was founded, it has provided the industry with a world-wide framework for the advancement of both the science and the art of audio.

Mission Statement

The Audio Engineering Society was formed with the purpose of uniting persons performing professional services in the audio engineering field and its allied arts, of collecting, collating and disseminating scientific knowledge in the field of audio engineering and its allied arts, of advancing such science in both theoretical and practical applications, of preparing, publishing and distributing literature and periodicals relative to the foregoing purposes and policies.